Histone deacetylase 8 (HDAC8) is a class I histone deacetylase. Unlike other class I HDACs, it localizes both in the nucleus and in the cytoplasm. HDAC8 can also target non-histone proteins, such as the structural maintenance of chromosome 3 (SMC3) cohesin protein, retinoic acid induced 1 (RAI1) and p53....